Posted on November 10th, 2011 No comments
The document destruction firm Russell Richardson , headquartered in Sheffield, U.K., has expanded its commercial waste disposal offerings to include hard drive shredding services. The company says the decision to add hard drive destruction follows the growing problem of identity theft in the U.K. Jonathan Richardson, managing director of Russell Richardson, says, “Despite the numbers of companies falling victim to corporate identity theft rising each year and instances of financial details left on hard drives being utilized for criminal activity, best practice for computer equipment disposal continues to be ignored.
Russell Richardson Adds to its Services
Posted on August 26th, 2011 No comments
Printwaste Recycling & Shredding , based in Gloucestershire, U.K., has been awarded full ISO 14001 accreditation across all of its secure shredding and recycling operations.
Printwaste Recycling Gains ISO 14001 Accreditation
Posted on January 19th, 2011 No comments
Eric Handy is an IT Security and Privacy Specialist with more than 15 years of Information Technology consulting experience. He specializes in privacy and information security program implementation and program management oversight.
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Speaker Biography for Eric Handy
Posted on January 10th, 2011 No comments
Posted on January 6th, 2011 No comments
A new report by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) identifies the top security risks and opportunities of smartphone use. The report also provides practical security advice for businesses, consumers and governments using smartphones
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European Agency Releases Report on Risks, Opportunities of Smartphones
15,000 Social Security numbers were stolen by a subcontractor who was working in Office of Temporary Disability Assistance making computer…Posted on January 5th, 2011 No comments
Social Security Administration data loss incident circa 2010-12-15
Posted on December 16th, 2010 No comments
The PCI Security Standards Council, as expected, has officially declared it will not sign off on any mobile application for quite some time. If it helps, the Council added that mobile “will be a key focus for the Council in 2011.” (Unfortunately, the PCI statement didn’t note how many key focuses the Council plans on having next year.) “Until such time that it has completed a comprehensive examination of the mobile communications device and mobile payment application landscape,” the statement said, “the Council will not approve or list mobile payment applications used by merchants to accept and process payment for …
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PCI Council Officially Swears Off Mobile Apps
Posted on December 15th, 2010 No comments
The guidance, Copier Data Security: A Guide for Businesses, is presumably in response to congressional interest in the topic following an incident earlier this year that resulted in one company notifying more than 400,000 people that their personal or medical data may have been compromised.
Posted on November 30th, 2010 No comments
As retailers implement plans for mobile commerce, they are running into a frustrating situation: Visa is not certifying any mobile apps.
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Acquirers Rush In Where Visa Fears To Tread: Mobile
Posted on October 18th, 2010 No comments
Data breaches are 50% less likely at businesses that comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), a study has revealed.
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PCI DSS standards halve data breaches